Rochester Hills, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

Brush up on the student populations, net prices, graduation rates, and proximity to Rochester Hills of several colleges in the surrounding area. We'll be using statistics made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Rochester Hills, Michigan

There are two colleges located in the city of Rochester Hills, and many more for those able to expand their search. The two schools in town are a public university and private college, both of them 4-year options offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Here are the closest colleges to downtown Rochester Hills:

  • Oakland University (4.1 miles from downtown)
  • Rochester College (4.7 miles from downtown)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (5.2 miles from downtown)
  • Oakland Community College (10.2 miles)
  • Davenport University-Warren Location (15.2 miles)

Largest Schools Near Rochester Hills, Michigan

The big city isn't too far from Rochester Hills due to its proximity to Detroit, where several colleges are located. Partially due to this, most of the bigger colleges nearby are situated in urban settings, with a couple large suburbs also in the mix. The most populated colleges can be listed in the following order:

  • Wayne State University (27,140 students)
  • Macomb Community College (22,182 students)
  • Oakland Community College (21,061 students)
  • Oakland University (20,261 students)
  • Schoolcraft College (11,687 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price is arrived at by taking the total cost of attendance and subtracting the average amount of financial aid provided by colleges and government funds. Here we'll focus our gaze on figures pertinent to full-time undergraduate students only, with the lowest net prices around Rochester Hills being:

  • Oakland Community College ($4,175)
  • Schoolcraft College ($4,854)
  • Macomb Community College ($7,173)
  • Oakland University ($11,145)
  • Wayne State University ($13,131)

Highest Graduation Rate

In this part, we'll take a look at rates applicable to undergraduate students who attend college at a full-time level, with numbers calculated based on 150% of the typical amount of time needed to finish a degree program. As of 2015, the highest graduation rates around Rochester Hills are:

  • University of Detroit Mercy (63%)
  • Lawrence Technological University (56%)
  • Oakland University (44%)
  • Rochester College (35%)
  • Wayne State University (35%)

Students in Rochester Hills have a healthy amount of options to pick through, whether they're seeking a community college or more populated public university experience.

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